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2019-07-02 19:50 - News Release

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing nearly $1.4 million to reimburse the Brunswick County Board of Education for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

2019-07-02 16:05 - News Release

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing nearly $3.5 million to help the North Carolina Highway Patrol cover Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

2019-07-02 15:58 - News Release

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are approving more than $7.4 million to reimburse Onslow County for debris removal costs following Hurricane Florence.

2019-06-26 19:36 - News Release

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing $3 million to reimburse New Hanover County for debris cleanup activities following Hurricane Florence. FEMA has already approved more than $10.5 million for New Hanover County Hurricane Florence-related expenses. This brings the total to $13.5 million. Disaster generated debris posed a threat to public health, safety, natural resources and tourism. Funds for this project will reimburse the county for contracted debris monitoring services.

2019-06-24 13:30 - News Release

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Robeson County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $52.8 million in state and federal funds. • More than $8.9 million in Individual Assistance grants have gone to 3,678 homeowners and renters. • As of June 5, 739 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $30.3 million in claims have been paid to date.

2019-06-24 13:27 - News Release

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Craven County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $279.5 million in state and federal funds: • More than $17.8 million in Individual Assistance grants have gone to 3,907 homeowners and renters. • As of June 5, 2,719 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $195 million in claims have been paid to date.

2019-06-14 17:52 - News Release

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of North Carolina announced more than $2.6 million to reimburse the Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation for damage to its electrical system following Hurricane Florence. The cooperative provides electrical service to Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties which were included in the presidential disaster declaration following Hurricane Florence. High winds, rain and flooding caused by the hurricane damaged poles, lines and transformers in multiple counties.

2019-06-14 17:49 - News Release

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Pender County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $133.6 million in state and federal funds. • More than $17.6 million in state and federal grants have gone to 2,684 homeowners and renters. • As of June 5, 1,309 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $63.9 million in claims have been paid to date.

2019-06-14 17:30 - News Release

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, New Hanover County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $122.3 million in state and federal funds: • More than $12.2 million in state and federal grants have gone to 4,456 homeowners and renters. • As of June 5, 1,580 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $32.3 million in claims have been paid to date.

2019-06-14 17:27 - News Release

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Brunswick County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $66.5 million in state and federal funds: • Nearly $7.4 million in state and federal grants have gone to 1,917 homeowners and renters. • As of June 5, 1,078 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $23.5 million in claims have been paid to date.